A Cabinet Maker earns an average wage of $17.49 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD) and Computer Aided Design (CAD).
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$24,012 - $64,111
(Median)
$24K
$42K
$64K
MEDIAN: $41,515
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$11.55 - $25.45
(Median)
$12
$17
$25
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$24,012 - $64,111  
   
Bonus
$101.37 - $3,915  
Profit Sharing
$755 - $8,940  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,582 - $59,244  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 65
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$11.55 - $25.45  
   
Overtime
$18.38 - $37.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$101.37 - $3,915  
   
Profit Sharing
$755 - $8,940  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,582 - $59,244  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 580
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Job Description for Cabinet Maker

Cabinet makers work with a variety of materials, including wood, laminate, and steel. They work in both residential and commercial settings to build and install cabinetry and storage sections. In some situations, cabinet makers are also designers; in others, they are simply required to be able to read and follow blueprints and implement the vision of a designer or architect.

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Cabinet Maker Tasks

  • Trim and verify dimensions before fastening and adhering components; sanding, staining, sealing and painting surfaces; and adding hardware.
  • Cut and shape selected wood by operating power saws, planers, sanders, jointers, routers, and nailers.
  • Build cabinets with the aid of blueprints, specifications, and part calculations.
  • Prepare cost and time estimates in addition to conserving use of equipment and supplies.

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Pay by Experience Level for Cabinet Maker

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Cabinet Maker Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%


National Average
$38,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%


Skills That Affect Cabinet Maker Salaries

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 50%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 10%

foreman
up arrow 9%

Machine Operation
up arrow 3%

Manufacturing Fabrication
up arrow 1%

Cabinetry Installation
0%

National Average
$38,000

Design
up arrow 1%

CNC/NC
up arrow 2%

Cabinet Maker
up arrow 4%

Blueprints
up arrow 14%

Assembler
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 76 votes.

Gender

Female
1 %
Male
99 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 39%
dental benefits
Dental: 20%
medical benefits
Vision: 13%
dental benefits
None: 59%
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